"[Your Clipper Captain] belongs to a group of seasoned and highly trained flying Captains." #PanAm brochure, c. 1950
This tweet was posted on August 24, 2016.
#OnThisDay in 1931, Anne Morrow Lindbergh and Charles A. Lindbergh, took off on a survey flight from Long Island to China, to scout out a commercial route for #PanAm. Anne was a licensed pilot, and together they embarked on several well publicized survey flights. #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on July 27, 2020.
#OnThisDay in 1939, Pan American Airways’ first scheduled flight from Treasure Island departed. Constructed for the 1939–40 Golden Gate International Exposition, #PanAm relocated its seaplane base to Treasure Island in 1938. #SFHistory #avgeek
This tweet was posted on February 05, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1960, Pan American World Airways received their first Douglas DC-8, the "Clipper Mandarin", registry number N803PA. Did you ever fly on one of #PanAm's DC-8s?
This tweet was posted on February 07, 2018.
#Onthisday in 1929, the Brownsville Municipal Airport in Brownsville, Texas opened. Learn about its #PanAm history: https://t.co/Yd0gg9c2Pu
This tweet was posted on March 08, 2016.
#Onthisday in 1935, a Pan American Airways flying boat named #ChinaClipper lifted off the surface of SF Bay, and strained into the sky, and opened the age of regular transpacific commercial air service. https://t.co/MPq52tNOXk #panam
This tweet was posted on November 22, 2017.
#Onthisday in 1949, Pan American World Airways received their first delivery of a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser. #PanAm launched #Stratocruiser transpacific service from San Francisco to Hawai’i in April 1949, and transatlantic service to London in June 1949. #avgeek
This tweet was posted on January 31, 2022.
#Onthisday in 1963, the Pan Am Building opened at 200 Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. At the time, the 59-story tower was the largest commercial office space in the world. Have you ever visited the #PanAm Building? #avgeek
This tweet was posted on March 07, 2019.